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Land Acquired To Protect Watershed

Environmental Protection Deputy Commissioner of Water Supply Paul Rush today announced the purchase of approximately 1,655 acres of upstate land and conservation easements for more than $4.4 million.
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Construction Of A Bronx Filtration Plant

A new water filtration plant under construction in the Bronx is the centerpiece of the largest single construction project in the history of New York City. ...
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Bronx Joins Million Pound Challenge

Recycling initiative aims to remove 1 million pounds of clothing from nyc's waste....
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Millions Granted To Clean Bronx River

Efforts to clean up the Bronx River have gotten a boost, thanks to $2.5 million in grants going to organizations and municipalities trying to fight water pollution....
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Land Acquired 4 Watershed Protection

Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway today announced the purchase of 1,323 acres of upstate land for $7.8 million. This acquisition is the latest purchase as part of New York City’s efforts to protect the upstate watershed and maintain the outstanding quality of New York City drinking water....
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Bloomberg Signs Clean Air Bill

This afternoon, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law a bill that aims to reduce harmful pollutants in New York City’s air by restricting the toxic content of certain heating fuels....
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How To Polute A River

We spend a lot of time talking about river restoration, river clean up. But how exactly does a river get dirty. It must be different for every stream out there, but following the life story of the Bronx River may be a at least a good example. ...
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Bronx Swamp To Be Cleaned Up

Prompted by repeated calls from Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, community leaders and Bronx residents, the Mayor's office announced today that they will take action to clean up a stretch of filthy standing water in Bronx....
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Recycle, Replant, Rejoice Riverdale

Come recycle your hard-to-get-rid-of items, and learn about recycling and other environmental actions you can take, at the Riverdale Y’s Environmental Fair on Sunday, June 7 from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m....
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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